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ciudad

ciudad

Classical Nahuatl

Noun

ciudād

  1. city

References

  • Lockhart, James. (2001) Nahuatl as Written, Stanford University Press, page 215.

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish cibdat, cibdad (cf. Ladino sivdad), from Latin cīvitātem, accusative singular of cīvitās (city).

Pronunciation

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θjuˈdad/, [θjuˈðað]
  • (Others) IPA(key): /sjuˈdad/, [sjuˈðað]
  • Rhymes: -að

Noun

ciudad f (plural ciudades)

  1. city, large town
    • Viven en la ciudad. - "They live in the city."
      ¡Qué ciudad tan grande y bonita! - "What a large and beautiful city!"

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